December 14, 2022
[Hiring Manager’s Name]
623 N. State Street
Chicago, IL, 60654
Dear [Mr./Ms./Mx.] [Hiring Manager’s Last Name],
I recently discovered your job posting for the Supply Chain Analyst position on LinkedIn and am excited to apply for this role. With 4+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and inventory management, I’m confident my skills and expertise will help improve your organization’s supply chain operations to drive growth and maximize profit.
From the job description, I see you’re looking for a candidate with a background in the fresh produce industry. I’m currently working at The Spice Emporium, one of North America’s biggest suppliers of fresh foods, salads, and vegetables. In my role as Supply Chain Analyst, I’ve analyzed data to identify trends and differences between vendors, commodities, and regions. Using my Bachelor’s in Business Administration and knowledge gained while earning my APICS CSCP and APICS CLTD certifications, I’ve contributed to The Spice Emporium in the following ways:
- Anticipated and monitored grape shortages due to California drought conditions, which led to cultivating partnerships with grape producers in 5 other states
- Used SQL to manage inventory, resulting in an average 97% agreement between forecasting and actual sales from month to month during the 2021–2022 fiscal year
The fresh produce industry is becoming increasingly competitive, and keeping up with the top organizations requires leveraging modern technology to maximize productivity. My proficiency in MS Power BI and SQL will be helpful in identifying trends and insights to enhance quality standards and streamline warehouse and inventory management at your company.
I’m confident in my abilities to contribute to the success of your organization and would welcome a chance to discuss your company’s goals and how I can be instrumental in achieving them. Feel free to contact me by phone at (770) 662-1067 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview. Thanks for your time and consideration.